The October – November Issue of Social Work Advocates Magazine Is Out Now

Oct 22, 2020

oct nov 2020 coverIn case you missed the October–November issue, here are some highlights.

Top stories include:

A Perfect Storm: Struggle for Racial Equity Intensifies Amid Health and Economic Crises

On the heels of responding to COVID-19, the profession is renewing efforts to combat racial inequality at all levels. NASW and its chapters have pledged to end systemic racism within the profession and to work with other institutions, such as law enforcement, to do the same.

NASW: 65 Years of Advocacy

Since its inception in 1955, NASW has been an advocate for social workers, social justice and social welfare.

The Social Work Profession Must Protect the Right to Vote

“Social workers must strategize and mobilize communities. We have an obligation to make sure those who are 18 and older are properly registered and that voters are able to cast their ballots in the general election in November,” writes NASW President Mit Joyner.

Leverage Your Extraordinary Problem-Solving Expertise

NASW CEO Angelo McClain, PhD, LICSW, writes, “Social workers have leveraged their problem-solving expertise to meet the challenges and opportunities of living and working through the stress, struggles and chaos resulting from the pandemics”

More in the October–November 2020 Digital Issue:

  • Deconstructing/Constructing Working Alliance Between Police and Social Workers
  • Call to Action: Social Workers Addressing the Wounds of Racism and Oppression
  • What Pandemic? At the University of South Dakota MSW, It’s Full Speed Ahead
  • Promoting Social Justice in Multiple Ways.
  • NASW Supports Biden for President Among Other Endorsements
  • NASW Creates Adolescent Brain Development Training
  • Learn How to Work with Hard-to-Reach Clients

and more.

To see the full digital edition, please visit this link.